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and the strongest challenge to president hugo chavez. >>> a frightening and sad scene from syria. a young boy, trying to get away from a sniper. he doesn't make it. >>> the president's bad debate night. his defenders doing what he didn't do on the debate stage. but are they making him look worse? it's our talking points segment tonight. >>> and liftoff of the space rocket. >> going up. the first commercial space rocket heads to the international space station. >>> and coming down, a daredevil about to freefall from space. and off to war. >>> i'm don lemon. thanks for joining us. goating you up to speed. president barack obama on the west coast tonight, attend og new events in los angeles. one of those was a private event. no news cameras allowed. another is an a-list concert with stevie wonder, katy perry, and bill clinton. details from los angeles. >>> four, three, two, one. and liftoff. liftoff of the space x falcon 9 rocket. >> marking a new era in space flight. the first commercial flight launched from cape canaveral, florida, bound for the international space station. nasa has stepped as
to stop by and talk hot topics with me on "showbiz tonight." >>> we told you about hugo chavez in a tight race in venezuela, and the polls are still open now in some places until the last person votes. but here is what cnn is learning that hugo chavez has been projected the winner again, 52% to almost 45%. so he has been -- he's been president there for 13 years and will go on to be president again. hugo chavez has been declared -- projected the winner in the venezuelan election. >>> the anchor who dressed down a viewer who e-mailed her about her weight. well, she says he bullied her, but was it actually the opposite? ...nothing transforms schools like investing in advanced teacher education. let's build a strong foundation. let's invest in our teachers so they can inspire our students. let's solve this. your thumb. it goes from here to here. this bigger screen goes from here to here. now that's either a) an amazing coincidence .. or b) a dazzling display of common sense. pretty sure it's the common sense thing. >>> a tv anchor went off after she got an e-ma
as people are waiting in line to vote. hugo chavez is trying to win another term as president. he's been in charge for 13 years there. >>> now to some very disturbing video from the syrian war. some viewers, particularly children may want to look away. this person that you see run nig is a syrian boy. he was hit by sniper fire in aleppo. another amateur video is said to show a government aircraft going down in a damascus suburb. >>> an investigation under way at the university of south alabama. a campus police officer shot and killed him after the freshman showed up naked and acting erratically. >>> honda is recalling more than 260,000 crvs because the power window switch should cause a fire. we're talking about models 2002 to 2006. honda dealers will repair or replace the switch for you. >>> barack obama surrounded by rockers and singers and a-list hollywood types. he's in california hoping to leave with a few million more dollars in his campaign fund. he spoke to a concert crowd in los angeles. let's get out there now to dan. we want to talk to him. campaign sources hope to drum up $10
determined as we speak. hugo chavez, a critic of the u.s., his opponent is mounting the most serious challenge ever to chavez's 14-year rule. >>> steve has the latest live from miami. is it finally good-bye chavez? >> it's really tough to call but this is, as you said, the most serious challenge to hugo chavez. he's been in power 13 years. he wants six more but there's a lot of negatives this time for chavez. for one, venezuela has the highest inflation rate in the region, more than 20%. one of the highest murder rates in the world and there are basic shortages of food and electricity blackouts. on the plus side chavez has strong support among the poor, prided subsidies for housing, medicine and food. his eye opponent, a younger, vigorous man describes himself as center left. chavez has been battling cancer and had at least two operations in addition to chemotherapy. so a contrast in vigor between the two candidates. the stakes are high. generalize wail sits on the largest oil reserves in the world. and under chavez, venezuela had a strident anti-u.s. policy. as far as the voters her
this is the strongest challenge yet to the 13-year rule of hugo chavez. his opponent is young, 40 years old, considered a moderate. many venezuelans living here traveled long distances to vote absentee. >>> people marched through ma tl drid in the video you almost saw there. opposition to spending cuts program worth billions of dollars. also protests of dozens of other cities. labor unions are threatening to strike if the government refuses to allow a general vote on the austerity measures. the protests appeared peaceful. no reports of any violence thankfully. >>> tonight's spacex launch will officially turn space into a business. the resupply mission to the international space mission will launch from cape canaveral, florida. spacex successfully demonstrated it could do the job in may when it docked a capsule with the space station. we'll go live to florida later on this hour. ♪ >>> ll, republican voters in port st. lucie, florida, are turning out in big numbers for their candidate, mitt romney. it's his second straight day up and down the critical swing state, and today he pointed again to one of t
somedvenezuela. this is the strongest rule to go against hugo chavez. we'll have more on this in a couple minutes. ♪ >>> republican voters head for port st. lucy, florida, turning out in big numbers for their candidate, mitt romney. its his second time up and down the critical state. today he pointed to one of the key differences between his and president obama's plans. >> if he is re-elected he will install obama care. and with it your premiums are going up an extra $2,500 above what they already are in your current plan. that's according to the congressional budget office. my plan is i will finally get control of the excessive costs in health care by repealing and replacing obama care with real reforms. >> all right. president obama is spending the entire day in los angeles right now for a private fund-raiser set for later. we are told former president bill clinton will be there. then later a bill concert at the nokia theater. live to los angeles now and the white house correspondent, dan lothian. the nokia theater live in los angeles, what's going on here, entertainment or politics? they are
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to the polls to vote for their next president. president hugo chavez is hoping to hold onto his power. his challenge this election is a centrist state governor. paula newton is live for us from caracas. paula, we hear there were lots of long lines outside the voting stations well before the doors even opened. how is it going? >> reporter: long lines including where hugo chavez voted. i'm not sure at our elections people wait that long, three, four, five six hours some people still in line. we are getting hints they have to keep the polls longer than 6:00 p.m., which is when they were scheduled to close locally. having sdz that, things were calm where hugo chavez was voting. he voted and there was quite a bit of commotion outside after that. what is clear here, fred, and this is important in this very tight race, he says that he will live by the result, whatever it is, if that means that even if it sweeps him out of office. take a listen. >> translator: none of you should have the least doubt we will recognize the results regardless of what they are. >> reporter: and what's also interesting
, breaking news. venezuela's president, again, hugo chavez, announced just moments ago, from the election commission. early start tomorrow morning. see you next week. good night. >>> a taste of winter in october. temperatures dip below freezing. shattering records. this is across the country. >>> campaign reset. has mitt romney upended this race? what we're learning from a key swing state this morning. >>> and a wedding to remember for all the wrong reasons. a wild brawl breaks out in front of the bride. it is all caught on camera. what a terrible way to begin a marriage. good morning to you. i'm zoraida sambolin. >> and i'm john berman. we begin with props. why? we're talking about the weather. it is freaking cold out here. this calendar says october 12th. but forget this. it's freezing. in a huge chunk of the country. >> it is cold out there. the cold snap is gripping two-thirds of the country. dozens of cities saw record lows. including sioux city, iowa, bottoming out at 15. scottsbluff, nebraska, 21 degrees. and tulsa, oklahoma, scraping the freezing mark at 32 degrees. >> all this de
hugo chavez faces a young challenger. >> the election marks a watershed moment for the world's second largest oil producing nation. and a critical supplier of crude oil to the u.s. its number one customer. >> woodruff: that'all ahead on tonight's newshour. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: carnegie corp >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> brown: more jobs, less unemployment. the september numbers offered the latest look into the u.s. economy, and the latest fuel for the fight over economic policy in the presidential campaign. it was the kind of news that president obama hoped for, just over a month before the election and two days after a sub-par debate outing. >> more americans entered the work force, more people are getting jobs. >> brown: indeed, september's unemployment rate, calculated by a survey of households, fell to 7.8%. that's the lowest since the presid
-time leader hugo chavez faces a surprisingly strong challenger. ray suarez has our story. >> suarez: it's being billed as a battle between david and goliath. known as "7-0"-- for the seventh of october, when venezuelans head to the polls-- the election marks a watershed moment for the world's second-largest oil- producing nation and a critical supplier of crude oil to the u.s., its number one customer. towering above the race is incumbent president hugo chavez. >> ( translated ): we will raze the competition on sunday the seventh. no one should have the smallest doubt. >> suarez: and with him, legions of red-shirted supporters known as "chavistas" from the united socialist party. >> ( translated ): starting on october 8th, we social organizations are going to join the president to make radical changes to this country. so we can impose the revolution, and finally have a socialist system firmly set in venezuela. >> suarez: through three u.s. administration's, the 58-year- old chavez has shown remarkable staying power, surviving a coup that briefly deposed him; a constitution that term-lim
to the polls in the most tightly contested presidential election in a decade. president hugo chavez is being challenged by a former state governor. in the united states hundreds travels to vote, including this one here in new orleans. >> we drove 23 hours to be here. and we can tell the people in venezuela there is no reason to stay in the houses. it doesn't matter who you vote for but vote. >> president hugo chavez has been in power for 14 years and predicted he will win in a landslide. >>> libya's parliament voted out the prime minister. he was the nation's first elect lected prime minister. >>> in other news of the world tonight, on the boarder of turkey and syria, fire between the two countries. diplomats said there are concerns it could lead to a wider war. the exchange began 5 days ago. the turkish government once supported the president but now s now a -- but is now a supporter of the rebels. >>> collecting wreckage from where a drone was shot down yesterday. no word on the origin of the drone and it was taken down by jet fighters. no group claimed responsibility. hezbollah is expecte
travel begins. >>> and -- as hugo chavez battles health problems, the socialist leader wins six more years. [ male announcer ] break the grip of aches or arthritis pain with odor free aspercreme. powerful medicine relieves pain fast, with no odor. so all you notice is relief. aspercreme. >>> it is the beginning of a new era in space flight. >> four, three, two, one. and liftoff, liftoff of the space x falcon 9 rocket, launching -- >> there she goes, the first commercial flight to the iss, to the international space station, launching from cape canaral, florida, last night. nasa stepping aside, but also signing space x to the $1.6 billion contract to ship cargo to the iss. i'm joined by tareq malik, also here with me fellow space geek chad myers. tareq, let me begin with you, because this is so significant. this is the first commercial flight here to the iss. this could be the beginning of some major things, but first, liftoff. how did it go? >> it was amazing. nasa had been saying and space x there was a chance of clouds, they don't want the rocket flying through clouds or trigger li
news for socialists all over the world, hugo chavez wins in venezuela. they haven't run out of other people's money just yet. markets down, romney is called a liar and "varney & company" is about to begin. >> good morning, "varney & company" viewers, today is monday, october the 8th. the big story less than 30 days from the election, let's see where the candidates are at the polls right now. gallup today, this poll for the first three days after the debate. romney and obama tied at 47 among registered voters. before the debate. obama in this poll had a five point lead and mitt romney has swung back into the lead in the first post debate survey in the presidential race in florida and the latest rasmussen poll is likely voters and has romney two points ahead and scott rasmussen, he's going to joining us in our next hour with his brand new monday morning numbers. can romney hold on to or even extend his lead? find out, 10:30 this morning. and check us out on facebook, was last week's debate the major turning point in the election? log on, join that conversation please. gas prices, the
in native tongue] bill: socialist president hugo chavez winning a third term, turning back the most serious challenge to his office in 14 years. his margin of victory, much narrower than usual. his challenger promised to take venezuela in a whole new direction. there are many questions how this all went down with accusations on widespread election fraud. steve hair began on that story much later. we're just getting started, patti ann. patti ann: possible break about a missing little girl in colorado a new clue leading the investigation into a brand new direction. bill: what one lawmaker found at on his own fact-finding mission in the country only a day before congressional hearings start this week. patti ann: has the campaign momentum shifted into republican governor romney's favor. the candidate enjoying rock star status on the trail. massive crowds meeting him on every stop. so has the game changed? a fair and balanced debate coming up. >> he wants another stimulus? how did the officers one work out? we know where that leads. we've seen the last four years. we don't want four more years l
election day in venezuela. there were long lines as voters turned out to choose between hugo chavez who has been president almost 14 years, and henrique capriles, his 40-year-old challenger. the latest polls seem to indicate a tight race. the head of the border patrol agent union said today the agent killed in southern arizona last week was shot to death by a colleague. the union says nicholas ivie began shooting after mistaking two fellow agents for armed snugglers. they returned fire killing him. coming up on tonight's "cbs evening news", a california hospital that is saving money by making house calls. >> jeff: the massachusetts pharmacy that distributed a steroid linked to a growing meningitis outbreak issued a voluntary recall of all of its products. federal health officials is have confirmed a total of 91 victims in nine states so far. that's an additional 27 cases in just the past day. 7 people have died. hospitals across the country are look for ways to close revolving doors so fewer medicare patients are readmitted within a month after being released. under the affordable care act
! ♪ >> bill: well, hugo chavez that is. six more years. everybody said he was going to lose too. what do you know? hey, good morning, everybody. good to see you today. we are ready to go here on app monday morning. monday october 8th it is -- this is, we are, the "full court press" coming to you live from our nation's capitol and booming out to you on current tv and on your local progressive talk radio station. hope you had a good weekend got a chance to rest up watch some baseball, watch some football, and are ready to tackle the news of the day. of course, it is a holiday for some americans. don't ask me. well, if you work for state, local, or federal government. i guess state and local still. we know the federal government has the day off. schools are open today at least in montgomery county. so if you have got the holiday, enjoy it. if not, like the rest of us welcome to the workday. we would be grad to take your calls. a 866-55-press 866-557-7377. having now said that we are all working today, that's not true because dan henning has decided to celebrate the day. >> yea
third term for social president hugo chavez, who won re-election even as he battled cancer. he won over many of his people by using his oil profits to help the poor and with free homes and other things in that society. many in this country worry his victory could mean even higher gas prices. >>> and while we're on the subject, california drivers may finally be getting a break. after setting another record, the average price for a gallon of regular hit 4.67 per gallon today. the california governor jerry brown has given the go-ahead to refiners to process a less expensive and less cleaner burning fuel known as the winter blend in the trade, three weeks earlier than they planned. that should bring prices down about 15 cents a gallon. before you know it our attentions will turn to heating costs. this will go down as the earliest week the weather changed for the season in a lot of areas, as canada sends us its very best cold air. in just the last week there were 409 record lows tied or broken. and depending on where you lived, the warm weather just went away and won't be back until next yea
inside venezuela to hugo chavez's victory. you can join our conversation on twitter, and you can find us at @tamronhall and, of course, at @newsnation. food, meet flavor. flavor, meet food. it's time for swanson flavor boost. concentrated broth in easy to use packets. mix it into skillet dishes, for an instant dose of... hell-o! [ female announcer ] get recipes at >>> president obama is in california at this hour where he'll deliver remarks at a campaign event at the national chavez center. he leads with latino voters by more than 50%. the focus for his campaign it is to make sure those voters turn out in november in 29 days. joining me now is kristen welker in california covering the president's campaign there. kristen, it is interesting. when you look at the number, as far as the enthusiasm gap wi talk about so much, it's significantly down with latino voters. 29 days. what is the key, i guess the focus or priority for the obama administration to get those people out? he needs to overperform with latino voters. >> he absolutely does. that is the big challenge. events l
. hugo chavez facing his biggest challenger yet as voters in venezuela head to the polls, chavez has ruled the south american country for 14 years now. and two ethiopian runners making history at the chicago marathon. they broke the course record by nearly a minute. that's a big deal in marathon circles. chilly weather didn't stop an estimated 45,000 runners who participated in this year's marathon in chicago. >>> there may be another first in store for president obama. we just learned this weekend that his campaign has raked in a record-setting $181 million this cycle. and the president is on the fast track to be the first billion-dollar candidate. that's a lot of spending money. but not a lot of time to spend it. so what can the president buy in 30 days? nbc news senior political editor. mark murray joining me on this sunday. good afternoon to you, sir. >> good afternoon, craig. >> that's a hard number for us to wrap our heads around. what is the president going to actually be able to do with the cash he has on hand in 30 days? >> he's going to be able to spend it on tv adds. and h
. that was hugo chavez. he didn't congratulate him on winning this weekend. but he -- >> i'm not sure he needed to. >> but two lines, two sentences on latin america, a great economic power down there, brazil, a company named after my own family. and no mention of brazil -- >> don't you think that this is the romney campaign trying to respond to what has frankly been a mix of sort of incompetence, blunders and inexplicable comments from the white house on libya the last few weeks and that's why the focus was on middle east. >> perhaps on mitt romney's failure to establish himself as a world-class leader when you go to great britain and basically insult the people there, insult the people in poland -- >> but -- >> he did talk about a two-state solution today. he didn't talk about that last time. so mitt romney made some advances this time. >> excellent, all right. >> he also had a couple of reversals. whenever you have mitt, you have to go into reverse just to see if he can go forward. but this was classic mitt romney, shallow. >> let me ask you about the ad the obama campaign put out today. before
tomorrow from the post office. >>> hugo chavez has been re- elected after his closest race yet. he won re-election with 54% of the vote. his dhaller -- his challenger took 45% of the vote. chavez is the longest-serving president in latin-america. >>> the islamry military says that's wear a drone that was unmanned -- the israeli military says a drone that was unmanned was discovered. >>> julie anjulian -- julian assange supporters have until november 6th to pay 150,000 because assange violated his parole. >>> convicted killer joe ran van der sloot could soon be a father -- joran van der sloot could soon be a father. the newspaper claims the woman became pregnant during an unsupervised visit during the jame. he's also wanted in -- jail. he's also wanted in the disappearance of natalee holloway. >>> california health regulate, say there is a report that does not explore the possibility that the base here may have been dusted or soaked with radioactive sewage. they acknowledge the history was more widespread then it -- than it originally thought. the report is part of a process for the milita
six-year term. venezuelan president hugo chavez beat back a serious challenge by a candidate backed by a number of opposition groups. despite business ties, chavez has wrangled washington with fiery criticism and support for controversial leaders like the iranian president mahmoud ahmadinejad. >>> this unmanned aircraft was destroyed by israeli defense forces saturday over israeli air space. happened not far from a secret nuclear plant. no one has claimed responsibility for the aircraft. one israeli security analyst says the drone, though, originated in lebanon. but the israeli government has not made any official announcement. >>> on the subject of drones, several americans are now in pakistan protesting u.s. policy. more than 30 members of code pink marched against american drone strikes in pakistan because, according to code pink, those drones are killing way too many civilians. if you're not familiar with code pink it's a feminist group that's made a name for itself for its anti-war demonstrations and for disrupting meetings like this protest at the 2008 republican national conv
the junction stuk st. >>> when we return, hugo chavez facing the toughest election of his 14 year rule. win or lose, michelle caruso-cabrera will have plays that u.s. investors are k. make money on. ♪ [ construction sounds ] ♪ [ watch ticking ] [ engine revs ] come in. ♪ got the coffee. that was fast. we're outta here. ♪ [ engine revs ] ♪ accolade overdrive. zagat just gave hertz its top rating in 15 categories, including best overall car rental. so elevate your next car rental experience with the best. it's just another way you'll be traveling at the speed of hertz. >>> welcome back. hugo chavez will face his toughest challenge this weekend since his rise to power. michelle caruso-cabrera joins us with the story. >> so it's a close election, which surprises everybody. it's probable that he wins but it's possible that he loses, which is pretty big news. venezuelan bonds have been moving dramatically as a result of what's -- they've been actively traded. let's bring up the one-year chart and we can show you first of all they're actively traded because they have very high yields, on
convention in tampa. >>> new this morning, venezuelan president hugo chavez has been reelected to a third term in office. chavez wins after a tight race and a record turnout. he told supporters last night in caracas that he would sit down with opposition leaders to work for a better venezuela. this comes just months after rumors the 58-year-old was dying from cancer. >>> right now at 6:06, a wild end to a wedding night. a brawl caught on camera. police using clubs to subdue the crowd. take away his toys and he'll play with a stick. take away their bikes and they'll still find a way to get where they're going. but if take you away early childhood education... slash k-12 funding... and cut college aid for middle class families ... they won't go far. yet that's exactly what mitt romney wants to do... pay for a $250,000 tax break for multi-millionaires. if mitt romney wins, the middle class loses. priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. >>> time is 6:10. when is the last time you sent an old fashioned greeting card? hallmark is closing one of its greeti
'll be buried later this morning. controversial venezuelan president hugo chavez is winning a new six-year term in office surviving the closest race yet, the socialist leader won more than 50% of the vote over the venezuelan governor who accused chavez of reducing power of the oil wealth to his personal advantage. they expect to embolden chavez to strengthen his ties. bridezilla has nothing on this. this is what happens when a pair of weddings turned into an all-out brawl with four people arrested. investigators believed this mainly originally started among members of one wedding party. but then someone reportedly from a second winning party at a hotel was sit into something and the situation went downhill from there. by the time the philadelphia police arrived, 75 to 100 people fighting knocking several of the brides to the ground. several people injured. the uncle of one of the brides died of a heart attack. >>> in this morning's consumer alert, if you haven't booked your holiday flight for thanksgiving, do it quickly before the prices climb any higher. according to the l.a. times, flights fo
morning, savannah and willie, good morning, everyone. an unprecedented term for hugo chavez as the socialist leader, reelected president of venezu a venezuela. carrie sanders is there. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the official reports show that the president won that unprecedented third term with 54% of the vote. the newspaper headline says it all, six more years for chavez supporters, his re-election an emotional moment in history. fireworks filled the sky. and it went into the morning hours. his brand of socialism. >> we want better lives. >> reporter: hugo chavez, 58 years old, a star among the poor in south america, was himself surrounded by a hollywood star sunday, actor danny glover, a chavez supporter. for 14 years, he captured the imagination in large part because he has taken the oil well and used profits to give away free homes and subsidize grocery bills. >> i am happy for hugo chavez. >> reporter: he says the nation's oil wealth has been siphoned by a corrupt government, his supporters the middle class and wealthy, many now saying they will leave ven
in venezuela, fredricka. that's the reason. he's saying that because president hugo chavez is a polarizing figure. a lot of the exiles here in the united states, and there are about 100,000 voters, abroad, 70% here in the united states. most of them are in the opposition, and thoept change the situation and government and kick president chavez out of power. >> if they didn't feel that way prior to, i guess, the consulate in miami closing, then that kind of cemented a new sentiment, didn't it? >> just to give you an idea before this election there were 56,000 venezuelans in the united states register it had to vote. the number bewent up to 100,000. this is the actual ballot that venezuelans are using. you see a lot of little pictures of president chavez on the up top and aa lot of little picturing on the opposition candidates -- >> notice there's just two candidates here. >> all of these parties center aligned with one ort other candidate. it's not like here in the united states where you go democrat or republican. you have more than a dozen parties, and it all depends who you're with that
pot politics dictate security. >> hugo chavez has been re-elected to serve a third term in office with 54 percent of the vote. he defeated his opposition candidate in one of the closest elections in years. it comes months after he under went cancer treatment. two major chinese tell communication firms looking to do business here or are they looking to spy on us? >> if i were an american company today and i tell you this as chairman of the house select committee on intelligence and you were looking at roy way i would find another vendor if you care about your intellectual property care about consumer's privacy and care about the national security of the united states of america. >> that is a strong warning from house intelligence committee chairman. the largest of telecommunications equipment and zte they both want to expand in the u.s. a new report says they would spy and commit other cybercrimes. they both have close ties to china's government. they deny any intention of spying. >>> the space tech dragon blasting off cape canaveral. headed to the international space station. take
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